Heart Warrior of the Week
Our Heart Warrior of the Week is a strong and inspirational adult CHDer by the name of Bianca Lucci. She shared with us the many obstacles she has faced and overcome and we are honored to now be sharing it with you. This is her story, in her own words.
We talked with Andrew Kay, a 52-year-old adult CHD survivor who lives with ventricular septal defect and damage from endocarditis that began when he was 50. His story includes multiple catheterization procedures and an open-heart surgery just this past June.
Today, we share not one, but two Heart Warriors of the Week! Meet Rachel Owens and Eli Hunter Brooks Owens, a mother and son duo who are both living with CHD. Rachel, born on September 11th, 1987, has primum atrial septal defect and mitral valve cleft. Throughout her journey with
Meet Marissa Domanico, our Heart Warrior of the Week! We talked with Marissa about all she has undergone throughout her almost 37-year journey with congenital heart disease – her hopes, fears, and the people that help get her through it each and every day.
Your Heart Warrior of the week is adult CHDer, Yvonne-Marie Valladares! Yvonne’s mother had gestational diabetes during her pregnancy which might’ve been the reason why doctors paid close attention to her pregnancy and she was lucky enough to get a prenatal diagnosis of truncus arteriosus. Yvonne was born on September...
Save the Heartbeat Fam, meet Kaeson Switch Edward Read, your Heart Warrior of the Week! Kaeson is doing well now after one heart procedure and one open-heart surgery, but like so many who battle CHD, his journey to this point has been marked with many ups and downs. His Mom...